The Slovenia Times

Heat growing, ski resort records first ever tropical night


On Wednesday, the highest temperature was recorded in the village of Podnanos in the south-west, reaching 39 degrees Celsius at 4:30 PM.

A bit lower temperatures have been measured in ─îrnomelj and Osilnica (38C), and Lendava (37C).

In Ljubljana, the temperature stood at around 37 degrees at 5:30 PM, while the Environment Agency has issued a warning over elevated levels of ozone in the capital.

The heatwave is fiercest in southern and western parts of the country, while lowlands in the north-east escaped the brunt of it. Nevertheless, in Murska Sobota in the north-east, the temperature rose to around 35 degrees by 5:30 PM.

High temperatures and dry weather are also causing troubles in agriculture, with farmers in the north-eastern parts of the country assessing drought has taken up to 80% of their crops in areas with shallow soil.


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